W.Va. state police investigate quadruple fatal

NEWTON (AP) — Roane County police say a head-on collision on Interstate 79 has left four people dead.

The accident happened when two vehicles collided about 4:20 p.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of I-79 near Newton. The four adults were pronounced dead at the scene.

A Roane County dispatcher tells The Charleston Gazette that authorities are withholding the victims’ names.

State police are investigating the crash and trying to determine the cause.

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